Virtually human : the promise---and the peril---of digital immortality /

"Virtually Human explores what the not-too-distant future will look like when cyberconsciousness--simulation of the human brain via software and computer technology--becomes part of our daily lives. Meet Bina48, the world's most sentient robot, commissioned by Martine Rothblatt and created...

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Main Author: Rothblatt, Martine Aliana, 1954-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014
Edition:First edition
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Ray Kurzweil
  • Introduction: Clone in the world
  • Me in the machine
  • Our doppelga╠łngers already exist
  • Mindcloning, natural selection, and digital eugenics
  • Pardon me while I have technical difficulties
  • Elbow room
  • Evolution or revolution?
  • Rethinking kinship systems
  • Law and liberty
  • G-d and mindclones
  • Future of forever
  • Glossary
  • Acknowledgments
  • Notes
  • Selected bibliography
  • Index